Garfield County WA Information


Garfield County Subdivisions

Garfield County WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,253
Population in Households 2,217
Population in Familes 1,798
Population in Group Qrtrs 36
Population Density1 3
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 996
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 652
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,254 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 728 (58.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 268 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 258 (20.6%)
Median Home Value $134,516
Average Home Value $159,169


Median Household Income $47,619
Average Household Income $59,424
Per Capita Income $26,634
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.09% -0.34%
Households 0.11% -0.2%
Families 0.05% -0.25%
Median Household Income   2.67%
Per Capita Income   2.26%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Garfield County WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Garfield County to the other 39 counties and county equivalents in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 39 3rd
Population Density1 # 39 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 36 10th
Median Household Income # 20 51st
Per Capita Income # 18 54th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Washington Census Data Comparison Tool.